Why is it so important to lay a proper foundation? How can you effectively to respond to objections and preserve the record when foundational objections are sustained? This course answers these questions, with special emphasis on: potential benefits (and drawbacks) of laying a proper foundation; strategic use of foundational questions; avoiding foundational problems, such as stipulations, witnesses, and keepers-of-records; judge-specific procedures for laying foundations vs. stipulations; making and responding to foundational objections; and preserving the record.
Credits: 0 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 1 Other PR
Faculty: Andrew DeVooght, Loeb & Loeb LLP, Chicago; Richard L. Miller II, Esq., Chicago
Recorded: December 5, 2018
Originally presented as part of Laying Foundations for Introducing Evidence, available in its entirety as P1815-18U.